Women's Health

Family Medicine located in Friend and Lincoln, NE

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Women's Health services offered in Friend and Lincoln, NE

Maintaining superior health and wellness often means routine medical visits with a highly trained provider. At Complete Rural Medicine in Friend and Lincoln Nebraska, board-certified nurse practitioners Ana Taylor, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, Chantel Collier, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, and their skilled staff offer comprehensive women’s health services to keep you as healthy as possible. Call the office to schedule a wellness checkup or use the online booking feature today.

What is women’s health?

Women’s health encompasses medical evaluations and treatment when needed to help you prevent or overcome common women’s health concerns. The Complete Rural Medicine team recommends that you see them regularly to detect women’s health issues before problems might turn serious.

What are common women’s health concerns?

Common medical problems many women may face at some point during their lifetime include:

  • Breast, cervical, or ovarian cancer
  • Hormone imbalance
  • Gynecological problems
  • Hot flashes
  • Sleeping disturbances
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Other menopause symptoms
  • Thyroid disorders
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • Arthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
  • Depression
  • Other mental health challenges

Early detection and treatment with the help of the Complete Rural Medicine specialists are the best ways to avoid bothersome symptoms and debilitating complications.

What happens during women’s health exams?

During women’s health checkups at Complete Rural Medicine, friendly providers welcome you and often complete the following:

Vital signs check

Your women’s health specialist weighs you and checks your blood pressure, pulse, and other vital signs. 

Medical history review

During a medical history review, your Complete Rural Medicine provider asks questions about your personal and family medical history, medications, lifestyle habits, and symptoms you might have.

Physical exam

Your women’s health specialist completes a physical exam to evaluate your overall health and wellness. They check your breathing, heartbeat, eyes, ears, throat, neck, abdomen, and reflexes. Your specialist offers a pelvic exam to evaluate your reproductive organs, along with a Pap test if needed to screen for signs of cervical cancer or other health issues.


Your specialist may order diagnostic tests that include tissue swabs, urine testing, blood tests, heart function tests, lung function tests, allergy testing, or STD testing. You may need a mammogram, bone density scan, or other imaging procedures.


If you need treatment, a Complete Rural Medicine provider tailors a plan just for you. They offer further diagnostic testing, immunizations, birth control, prescription medications, minor procedures, and specialist referrals when needed.

How often should I schedule women’s health evaluations?

It’s usually a good idea to schedule women’s health checkups each year, or more often if your specialist recommends it because of a medical problem or disease risk factors. See your Complete Rural Medicine provider if you have questions about your health or develop alarming symptoms.

To schedule your next women’s health exam at Complete Rural Medicine, call the office or use the online booking feature today.

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